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Aug. 16, 1916
Caucasian Male / 44 yrs. of age
Lyon County Sheriff's Office
Homicide - Gun
Bio: Not Available
Fatal Incident Summary
Wed. Aug. 16, 1916
Sheriff Davis was shot and killed while he and another officer attempted to arrest two robbery suspects. As Sheriff Davis searched one of the men the other man opened fire, fatally wounding him. Several posse members were also shot and wounded during a search for the man.
The 22 year-old suspect was eventually apprehended, convicted of Sheriff Davis' murder, and sentenced to life in prison on October 12, 19